News & Views Connection
On Tuesday, Arkansas Democrats received an early Christmas present. Jared Henderson , 39, announced he would run for the Governor seat to challenge incumbent Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson. Roby Brock with Talk Business and Politics sits down with Henderson for a one-on-one to discuss his platform.
Music & Arts Connection
Hear KUARs report on Sister Rosetta Tharpe to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Sister Rosetta Tharpe, a pioneering gospel singer and guitar player from Arkansas, will be among the 2018 inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She was born in the Woodruff County town of Cotton Plant in 1915 and achieved fame in the 1930s. Tharpewas among six acts announced Wednesday for next year's induction ceremony and will be honored in the category Early Influences. Stephen Koch, host...
Ultimately, it was the Mouse that roared — and the Fox that beat a retreat from the global stage. The Walt Disney Co. has struck a deal valued at $52.4 billion to acquire much of the Hollywood holdings of 21st Century Fox, the global television and entertainment conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch and his family. The deal occurs against a backdrop of swift changes to the industry's finances and uncertainty about succession plans at both companies. The sale represents a stunning turn of...
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Listen to the story here. Bill Esserthasn't lived in Arkansas in years. He's a businessman for an agriculture technology company in Cotati, California — BioTherm. "What we do, we’re showing two things, the O2 Tube, which is all about dissolved oxygen and enhancing the amount of dissolved oxygen by infusing oxygen into your irrigation water, and the benefits of this is enhancing growth, plant growth, higher yields, less fungus and more yield for the amount of bud as well as higher levels of THC." His parents still do, though. Live in Arkansas, that is — Conway.
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